Adam Copeland was born and raised in Silverton, Oregon. He attended Southern Oregon State College (now Southern Oregon University) in Ashland, Oregon. There he studied business, chemistry and French. He spent a year study abroad in France and has ever since been passionate about traveling internationally, going to such places as diverse as Asia, Africa and Mexico. He is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hiking, backpacking, camping, mountain trekking and scuba diving. In addition to short story and novel writing, he is a contributing writer to an online E-zine where he also makes use of his love for digital photography. Adam currently resides in Vancouver, Washington State where he is an active member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.